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DEVS 100 Canada and the "Third World"

DEVS 100  Canada and the "Third World"  Units: 6.00  

Introduces basic theoretical concepts of development studies, the history of global inequality, and short histories of alternative development strategies. Case studies of Canada's ties to the so-called third world will include missionaries, military, business, and aid. Canadian colonialism over First Nations peoples will introduce basic issues in Aboriginal Studies.
NOTE Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
NOTE Also offered at the Bader College, Herstmonceux. Learning Hours may vary.

Learning Hours: 240 (48 Lecture, 24 Tutorial, 24 Online Activity, 144 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite None. Exclusion DEVS 101; DEVS 102; DEVS 105.  
Course Equivalencies: DEVS100; DEVS100B  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Global Development Studies

Department Office: Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room B411 Department Telephone: 613-533-3301 Department Fax: 613-533-2986

Global Development Studies (DEVS)

Explores the relationships between global economic integration, technological change, environmental sustainability, political systems, and cultural diversity. Introduces essential interdisciplinary perspectives for complex global challenges from poverty to climate change and builds the foundations for ethical cross-cultural engagement.

Global Development Studies - Master of Arts

The MA program has been designed with two streams: a course-based Master's degree and a research-based Master's degree. All students are initially accepted into the one-year course-based stream. Interested and qualified students may then apply to switch to the research option with up to an additional full year to complete.